How much boat repair is there really in the cruising life? How often do repairs really delay you? [More] 4 Months Repairs on a Cruising Boat
Keep your boat and gear working well with these suggestions for routine maintenance and simple fixes.
No, you don’t have to go up the mast to change a halyard. See how we do it in less than 5 minutes from the deck. [More] Installing a New Halyard
Why boat owners tend to prefer to install equipment, maintain their boats and troubleshoot problems instead of always calling in the professionals — it’s not just cost! [More] DIY Boat Repair & Maintenance
A simple way to organize your boat’s (or home’s) owner manuals so you can find the one you need quickly when you need it. [More] Organizing Owner’s Manuals
How to make sure you buy the parts that will really fit and are exactly what you need, without making a second (or third) trip — even in a foreign language! [More] Shopping by Example
Tackling big repairs or things you’ve never heard of before, let alone seen or touched, is tough. But I’m here to tell you that you CAN do it. Here’s my story. [More] You CAN Do It
Where do you even start with building up the stock of spares for your boat? How do you know what you do and don’t need? Listen in for our tips. [More] Stocking Spare Parts
We all know that certain engine checks and maintenance are recommended at certain times. And we do most of them. Except those couple that are really difficult. Watch out — those can bite you in the butt! [More] Not-So-Easy-Maintenance Chores
Think your boat is messy when you’re working on a project? Take a look at ours! [More] Boat Mess
Don’t assume that important safety gear — such as your Lifesling — is ready to go. Check it periodically — and immediately if you bought a used boat! [More] Is Your Lifesling Ready?